Hazards With Sewer Cleaning

Cleaning drains and sewers come with numerous hazards, which is why it’s important to turn to a professional like Specialized Pipe Technologies for this task. As professionals, we have the necessary equipment and training to perform the job safely and efficiently. We have put together a list of some of the major hazards you can encounter if you ever decide to perform sewer cleaning on your own.

Electric Shock

Sewer cleaning technicians use electricity-powered machines to perform their duties and as we all know, electricity and water can be a lethal combination. As such, equipment should be properly maintained and checked thoroughly before use. The operator should also take extra precautions to protect themselves.

Contracting Illnesses 

Sewer waste is full of pathogens and microorganisms that can harm one’s health if it comes into contact with your person. Technicians can prevent such possibilities by wearing protective gear, getting the necessary inoculations, and working as per the safety guidelines that govern the job.

Chemical Drain Openers

A technician needs a chemical drain opener to access a clogged sewer line. Coming into contact with such chemicals can cause blindness and severe skin conditions. Sewer technicians have to deal with these chemicals on every duty call as such, high-quality protective gear must be worn to protect them.

Heavy Lifting

Drain and sewer cleaning equipment is very heavy. Lifting these items comes with the job description. Sometimes technicians lift too much weight and end up sustaining physical injuries. That is why the National Safety Council has rules regarding lifting that should be followed to the letter.

We do sewer cleaning in Miami, FL or in any of the surrounding areas such as Miami-Dade County, Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and Brevard County, FL. We also serve cities in Nevada and Florida.

Do you need professional sewer cleaning services? Do not take a chance with amateur technicians, hire us instead. SPT Specialized Pipe Technologies is your one-stop-shop for all your pipe inspection, unclogging, non-invasive lining, and sewer cleaning in Miami, FL. Contact us today to learn more.

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    Specialized Pipe Technologies

    For over 20 years SPT has provided sewer, water line and storm drain inspection, cleaning and non-invasive pipe lining solutions. We help property owners and managers clean and repair their existing pipes using “no-dig” non-invasive renewal techniques. SPT repairs leaks and cracks with our internal “pipe-within-a-pipe” lining process that uses existing access points and doesn’t require tearing out walls or landscaping. 

    Our expert pipe lining installation teams have rehabilitated more than 2 million linear feet of pipe!